George Kambosos Jr. is an Australian professional boxer with a net worth of $1.5 million. Ranked 1st among the lightweight division competitors by TBRB and the Ring, he previously held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles from 2021 to June 2022. Here, you can read about Kambosos’ net worth, earnings, age, height, wife, and recent news.
About George Kambosos:
Kambosos was born in Sydney, Australia. As a child, he was the victim of bully for being overweight. So, his father enrolled him in boxing classes at only 11 years old, where he trained under Ricky Stuart. He chose to pursue boxing and began his fighting career by accumulating 85 wins in 100 amateur fights before going professional.
In May 2013, Kambosos made his professional boxing debut, only at age 19. He faced Filipino fighter, Jayson Mac Gura, in his debut fight. Surprisingly, the boxer came victorious via a second-round technical knockout.
In December 2016, he won the WBA Oceania title by beating world number nine Brandon Ogilvie. Following year, he defeated Qamil Balla and Krai Setthaphon and was picked by Manny Pacquiao as his main sparring partner. In 2018, he signed a promotional deal with DiBella Entertainment.
On May 5, 2018, Kambobos made his debut in the US against Jose Foreo, whom he knocked out in just 1 minute and 48 seconds. In the following years, he rose the ranks defeating former IBF lightweight champion Mickey Bey, former IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby and former lightweight champion title holder Teófimo López.
The then-undefeated Australian lightweight world champion faced Devin Haney for his first title defense fight in June 2022. Unfortunately, he lost the bout via unanimous decision. With his career first loss, he lost all 4 titles and the chance to gain the WBC lightweight title. Kambosos is currently scheduled to rematch against Haney to earn back the titles on upcoming October 16.
George Kambosos’ Net Worth:
In 2023, Kambosos’ net worth is $1.5 million. He recently bagged a whopping amount of $10 million from his losing bout against Devin Haney. In his previous fight against Teofimo Lopez, the boxer was paid over $1.5 million. His major source of income is currently professional boxing and endorsement.
Kambosos’ successful career granted him a solid list of endorsement contacts. His current major sponsors are Geedup apparel and TAB Betting. Additionally, he is affiliated with CrashClaim, Princeton Lawyers, and Precision Cutting. The player recently signed a new brand deal with Manscaped.
|Full Name||George Kambosos II|
|Nickname||Ferocious / The Emperor|
|Born||14 June 1993|
|Debut||18 May 2013|
|Height||5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm)|
|Birthplace||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Residence||Sydney, New South Wales, Australia|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Father name||Jim Kambosos|
Kambosos Jr is married to Bec Pereira. Pereira is an Australian native like her husband. She has an Instagram account (@becpereira) with over 6.7k followers, where is frequently posts about their family and children. They have three kids together.
George Kambosos was born on 14 June 1993 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This year, he turned 29 years old.
His Height and Weight:
Kambosos has a height of 5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm). He is the current titleholder of the unified lightweight world champion.
Kambosos has the in-ring nickname “Ferocious”. It is also his promotional brand’s name. The boxer is well known by his nickname among his fans and peers.
George Kambosos’ stats:
Boxing Career Overview
Career Medal Achievements
|Darwin Arfura Games||Bronze||2011||Lightweight|
|Australian National Canberra||Silver||2009||Featherweight|
|Australian National Melbourne||Silver||2011||Lightweight|
|Australian National Hobart||Bronze||2012||Lightweight|
Boxing Stats: 2022 YTD
|Round KO (%)||9%|
|Been KO’d (%)||0%|
|Been KO’d Round (%)||0%|
|Average Winning Round||5.9|
|Average Losing Round||0|
George Kambosos Jr. Knockouts & Highlights | 20-0
FAQ about George Kambosos:
What is George Kambosos’ Net Worth in 2023?
Kambosos’ net worth is over $1.5 million in 2023.
Is Kambosos Married?
Yes. Kambosos is married to Bec Pereira.
How Tall is Kambosos?
Haney is 5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm) tall.
How Old is Kambosos?
The professional boxer is 28 years old.
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